Ana Figueroa

Ana Figueroa
Contributing Editor

Ana Figueroa is a Los Angeles-based travel writer and editor. She is a former senior editor and cruise editor of TravelAge West and writes about tourism trends for’s Money Channel

Ana’s travel writing has appeared in The Boston Globe; Conde Nast UK; Hemispheres, Home and Away; Travel Weekly; Cruise Critic and Porthole Cruise magazine, among other publications. She wrote a long-running travel column for AARP’s bilingual publication, AARP Viva; and co-authored the Moon Metro Las Vegas guidebook for Avalon Travel Publishing

Prior to focusing on travel and tourism, Ana was a staff reporter for Newsweek magazine's Los Angeles Bureau. She also contributed regularly to People magazine and The New York Daily News

Ana holds a law degree from Stanford University and was a practicing attorney before entering the journalism field. 


Stories by Ana Figueroa

Tropical Resort Update

Even amid travel advisories and the ongoing border wall controversy, Mexico’s most popular tourism region, comprising Cancun, Cozumel and Riviera Maya, continues to thrive. Here's what travel agents need to know.

Mexico Travel: East or West Coast?

As the weather warms up, the first decision travelers have to make regarding their Mexico trip is which coast they will visit. Here's the argument for both destinations.